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Hello? Yes, hello.  I have Placer Valley on the line.  May I connect you? Placer Valley, you are connected.

And so began the age of telecommunications when important messages could be exchanged among business associates, friend and family within minutes.  Important messages like this: 
 
Placer Valley Tourism and the Roseville Telephone Museum are crossing wires January 24, 2007 in downtown Roseville. 
 
Don’t miss this festive occasion as we celebrate the grand opening of the new Placer Valley Visitor Center and the reopening of the Roseville Telephone Museum under one roof. 

Festivities will include a ribbon cutting ceremony, entertainment provided by Magic Circle Theatre, re-enactments of the first Roseville telephone call, complimentary themed guest photos, refreshments, and Visitor Center and museum tours. 

The Roseville Telephone Museum houses the largest collection of telephones and memorabilia west of the Mississippi.  The four-gallery exhibit features displays of antique telephones, rare telephones, and telephones designed by Alexander Graham Bell, dating as far back as 1876.  You’ll also learn fanciful telephone trivia such as the first words spoken and transmitted through a telephone.